Turning on the Tap

“How New York Gets Its Water,” an illustrated, interactive “New York 101” feature; more on how the story got made at Storybench.

illustration by Josh Cochran for The New York Times

More details on New York City’s water system

“Water Is His Life, Particularly When It Starts Gushing in All the Wrong Places”

from The New Yorker: “City Of Water: Can an intricate and antiquated maze of tunnels continue to sustain New York?”

Tunnel No. 3 has been under construction since 1969. Already, twenty-four people have died building it—roughly a man a mile.
photograph by Robert Polidori for The New Yorker

More on Sandhogs

“Sandhogs” from 99% Invisible

photo from the Port Authority of New York; original post

Should This Post Go Further?

In response to The Daily Prompt: Water.1

1 Idea: Create a school-community “prompt” every week or every other week.


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